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Video Game Review
Spec Ops: The Line
on Sunday, February 10, 2013
In this supplemental episode, Roland takes a closer look at Spec Ops: The Line, and analyzes the positive attention it's been getting from game writers. Does The Line's story make up for its bad gameplay? Let's find out!
This video contains spoilers for Spec Ops: The Line, as well as Call of Duty: Black Ops (but that game is old, so you should have played it already!).
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